[CentOS] any significant differences between centos and OEL?

Robert P. J. Day rpjday at crashcourse.ca
Sat Jan 23 13:07:14 UTC 2010


On Sat, 23 Jan 2010, Fabian Arrotin wrote:

> Robert P. J. Day wrote:
> >   someone just pointed out to me that there is a distro called "oracle
> > enterprise linux" which is effectively a re-branded RHEL, so i'm
> > curious -- has anyone here used both centos and OEL and would there be
> > any differences that would be worth caring about?
> >
> >   the only thing i can think of that might be worthwhile is that OEL
> > might change some of the default kernel parms thru /etc/sysctl.conf
> > that make that distro more appropriate for running large oracle
> > databases.  beyond that, i have no idea.
> >
> >   thoughts?
> >
>
> Price ?

  OEL 5.4 is freely downloadable so i'm guessing that's not it.

rday
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